GPU replacement advice

jeroth123

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Hello :hello:

I am looking to buy a good performance yet affordable graphics card. My current graphics card is a Geforce G210, (link: http://www.nvidia.com/object/product_geforce_210_us.html) my CPU is an AMD athlon II X4 620 with 2.6GHz and I have 4GB of RAM. I have a 300 watt PSU, my screen resolution is 1440x900 and my OS is Windows 7 64 bit.

I am looking for a graphics card that costs ~£100 and can run games such as:

Skyrim: http://www.systemrequirements.in/system-requirements-for-the-elder-scrolls-v-skyrim.html
Borderlands 2: (make a guess if you can, no problem if you can't)
Lord of the rings: War in the North: http://i.imgur.com/Y7BJg.png
Guild Wars 2: http://guildwars2builds.com/guild-wars-2-system-requirements

Using medium to high settings and >50 FPS. Tell me if I need to buy a new PSU with the graphics card also if you can.

Any help at all is very much appreciated and I thank you very warmly for spending your time helping me.:)

-Sam
 

jeroth123

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Thank you very much, I think I will buy a new PSU and a new card. Which Card is better value for money out of the HD6850 and the GTX460 and which brand makes good PSUs would you say?
 
Hard to say, the 460 is a little bit faster but just a bit. I like the 460 better but that's just personel prefference.
Good gpu's are evga, sapphire, asus, msi, xfx.
Good psu's are Corsair, Antec, XFX, Seasonic.
Can you overclock your cpu, it would be better with the higher end cards.
 

jeroth123

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I have looked into overclocking but I think it is beyond me and my computer is an HP P6210uk off the shelf and apparently it is very difficult to overclock those, thanks for the brand info as well! :)